Emory Healthcare nurse practitioner Christine Nell-DybDahl, MSN, MPH, was recently awarded the 2013 Life Changer Award presented in partnership by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and Health Monitor Network.
The award recognizes and honors outstanding service to patients and community care by nurse practitioners. Nell-Dybdahl was nominated by two of her patients at the Emory Center for Heart Disease Prevention (ECHDP) where she practices.
Nell-Dybdahl is the Clinical Nurse Director of the ECHDP, a member of Emory Women’s Heart Program, as well as the founder and clinical director of the Emory Women Living with Angina Support Group.
Nell-Dybdahl has been a nurse since 1994 and a nurse practitioner since 1999. She graduated from the Emory Nell Hodgson School of Nursing (SON) with a dual masters degree in nursing and public health. She is also adjunct faculty with the SON and assists with the training of nurse practitioner students.